Sacha Brown is the Controller for Crossline Community Church in Laguna Hills, CA. Crossline celebrated its seventh anniversary in 2012 and serves over 2,000 worshippers on a weekly basis. Sacha brings over 20 years of accounting experience as a licensed Certified Public Accountant to the church. In her role as Controller, Sacha is responsible for all financial aspects of the organization including accounting practices, budgeting, financial planning, financial analysis, monitoring of financial performance and reporting. Sacha's training comes from her years at Ernst & Young, a worldwide leader in the accounting industry, where her primary focus was auditing the financial statements of many cutting-edge public and private businesses in the Silicon Valley area. Subsequently, Sacha's time at Netscape Communications allowed her to experience from an accounting perspective one of the most spectacular initial public offerings. Since then, Sacha has expanded her area of expertise into the field of taxation. Prior to coming to Crossline, she focused her practice of accounting and taxation with various local accounting firms. Concurrent to her role with Crossline, Sacha also maintains her own private tax and accounting practice, working primarily with small businesses and individuals. Sacha's extensive financial background as a CPA, especially in the non-profit sector, helps to ensure effective day-to-day management of our finances as well as lay the foundation for our long term sustainability plans.